Living Our Faith, Sharing Our Lives – Letter from Alan Chambers April 2013

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Leslie and I decided many months ago we were done watching people fight on the news and got rid of cable.  Now when we sit down to watch TV we pick a feel good movie off of Netflix.  It’s glorious.  If it weren’t for the emails that came into Exodus we would have … [Read more...]

Guests in an Ever-Changing Culture – Letter from Alan Chambers March 2013

Leslie and I love fictional British historical series like Downton Abbey, Lark Rise to Candleford, and North and South.  All of which revolve around the every-day life of English families at times in history when great change is taking place in the world around them.  … [Read more...]

Messy Story, True Story – Letter from Alan Chambers for February 2013

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This article appears in both our offline and online newsletters.  To receive articles like this along with the full newsletter online via email or offline through the postal service please sign up here. I am thrilled to be a part of the Body of Christ. Though imperfect, I … [Read more...]

Image Bearers of Christ – Letter from Alan Chambers for January 2013

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Each January the ritual begins again.  The promises to others, God, and to ourselves start like they did the year before.  We promise we won’t drink anymore, eat too much, curse, lie or that we will be faithful, healthy, sober.  How many years have you made resolutions … [Read more...]

A Good Finish to a Transformational Year – Letter from Alan Chambers for December 2012

This year has been transformational for Exodus International—one that has tested, grown, and strengthened us. We’ve made tremendous gains for the Kingdom that have positioned us to bring a greater understanding of the Father heart of God to a starving world in need of … [Read more...]

Judge Less, Pray More – Letter from Alan Chambers for November 2012

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Everyone is clamoring for the No. 1 spot in the great gay Christian debate. For some, it isn't enough that people hold to a traditional, conservative, and biblical sexual ethic; they also want to emphasize that homosexual sexual expression is more egregious than other sexual … [Read more...]

Entering The Promised Land – Letter from Alan Chambers for September 2012

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Twenty-one years ago this month I walked into a local Exodus Member Ministry for help.   I was 19 years old and a church kid—a believer in the one, true Christ.  I was also 8 or 9 years into my struggle with same-sex attraction. SSA was, at that time, all consuming; … [Read more...]

Holy Sexuality (Batman)!

Cross-posted from Alan's personal blog. -- Recently I appeared on an episode of Our America with Lisa Ling on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN).  The majority of what aired was from a past interview, but I was grateful that OWN released an unused portion of the … [Read more...]

What Hasn’t Changed – Letter from Alan Chambers for August 2012

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There is a lot of talk these days about Exodus International’s drastic changes.  Some former Exodus leaders have relinquished their membership in our organization and have formed a new one around a set of beliefs and ideals that ironically represent a real drastic change … [Read more...]

You Are Not Alone – Letter from Alan Chambers for July 2012

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The 37th Annual Exodus Freedom Conference, Made for More, was my 20th conference.  As I sat backstage on opening night preparing to speak, I tried to remember what life was like for me as a 21 year-old college student 20 conferences prior.  At that point, it had been … [Read more...]